Kids of Steele Team Up Event with UA Coach Rodriguez

April 9, 2014

Kids of Steele will  host a special “Team Up” event with UA football Coach Rich Rodriguez on Thursday, April 10.

The event is for children 5-years through 8th grade, who will have the opportunity to participate in practice drills and other football activities with Coach Rodriguez and his staff.

The event is from 5– 6 p.m., and families are invited to stay and watch a family-friendly movie on the jumbotron at 6:30 p.m. at Arizona Football Stadium (northeast corner, Gate 2)

“Children will be able to practice like real UA  football players, while supporting cutting-edge research that improves the lives of children right here in our community,” said Cecie Davenport, Kids of Steele board member.

Kids of Steele is the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and is dedicated to teaching children the importance of community service through service projects and family-friendly fundraising events that benefit the UA Steele Center. The group has  raised more than $100,000 in approximately three years. To learn more, please visit

The cost of the event is $15 per child, and all proceeds benefit the UA Steele Center.  This is event is not sponsored by the University of Arizona Athletics Department.